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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Falkenham, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk

Guide Price £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extended Grade II Listed property
  • Kitchen/breakfast room & utility room
  • 3 bedrooms & 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Mature & well stocked garden
  • Sitting room & study
  • Home Office
  • Garage, workshop & stores
  • Central village position

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A delightful and sympathetically extended Grade II Listed property of real character set in a mature garden with garage and outbuildings.

Fishers Cottage is a delightful timber framed Grade II Listed property, which is thought to date in part, from the early 16thCentury. It is set back from the road in the centre of the village only a very short distance from St Ethelbert's church.

The property has rendered and painted elevations, beneath a steeply pitched tile roof and in 2002 a wonderfully sympathetic extension was added at the rear. There is ample evidence that the timber framing was in the original structure with a massive inglenook fireplace found in the sitting room. Unusually Fishers Cottage also has two bread ovens, each associated with one of the two prominent chimneys.

The ground floor comprises kitchen/breakfast room, the aforementioned sitting room, study, utility room and shower room, with the first floor offering three bedrooms, bathroom and dressing room, accessed via two independent staircases.

The garden is a most attractive element of the property and has been thoughtfully landscaped and includes a variety of plants as well as a greenhouse, vegetable and soft fruit cage, herb garden, fruit trees and chicken run. There is a garage and various sheds as well as a timber building which has been used as a home office.

Falkenham is a rural village not far from the River Deben and within easy striking distance of Felixstowe and with Martlesham, Woodbridge and Ipswich somewhat further afield. There are good opportunities to play sport in the surrounding area with a number of clubs catering for a variety of interests and sailing can be enjoyed, either offshore or on the tidal rivers Deben, Alde and Orwell. There is a primary school at Bucklesham and at Trimley with an Academy in Felixstowe with further schools for students of all ages in Kesgrave, Ipswich and Woodbridge.

River Deben - 1 mile
Felixstowe - 3.5 miles
Felixstowe Ferry - 6 miles
Ipswich - 9 miles
Woodbridge - 9 miles

Directions (Post code IP10 0QY)
Travelling south on the A14 take the slip road signed to Trimley and Kirton, taking the first exit off the roundabout and shortly after turn right signed to Faulkenham. At the 'T' junction turn right and take the first left into Faulkenham village. After rounding a 90 degree bend and passing the church on the right, the property will be found on the right-hand side.

Property Information
Services Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Heating, part under floor and part by radiators. Hot water from the Potterton Statesman Flowsure oil fired boiler.

Fixtures and fittings Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including carpets and curtains, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing By appointment with Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel. 01473 218218.

Tenure Freehold and vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax Band D

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 July 2016


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